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What does the subject of 'Shemitah' have with Mount Sinai?

“The LORD spoke to Moses on Mount Sinai, saying, “Speak to the people of Israel and say to them, when you come into the land that I give you, the land shall keep a Sabbath to the LORD. 241 more words

Hebrew Bible

The measure of the Easter season

We have entered into the period known by the Jews (and Israelites) as the Counting of the Omer.

According to the Torah (Lev. 23:15), the Israelites (thus later the Jews) were obligated to count the days from Passover to Shavuot. 1,785 more words

Year B Easter

Counting of the Omer

Thousands of years ago, Israelite people would bring a measure of their spring barley harvest to the Temple in Jerusalem in the spring as an offering of gratitude for a successful harvest.  426 more words


The countdown to being an Easter graduate has begun

We are in the Easter Season.  We can all wear white clothes, white shoes, white accessories, and even straw hats, from now until Labor Day. 2,055 more words

Year A Easter

June 3-4th, 2014 -Come Celebrate YHWH's Festival of Shavuot !

Shavuot  celebrates the Giving of the Torah on Mt. Sinai to Moses. It is the Jewish PENTACOST because it occurs 50 days after PASSOVER. The Jews counted 49 days after Passover until this day and called it the Counting of the Omer as it coincided with the BARLEY harvest. 49 more words


On May 5, 2014 12:43 AM, “Zal Slwx” wrote:
> it struck me this shabbos how little of the sefiras haOmer we actually mention while counting the omer! 405 more words

Omer Reflections: A Day to Rebirth - Day 17

Note: I will be Counting the Omer for a total of 49 days, from Passover to Shavuot or from Slavery to Freedom.  For many, this is simply the Counting the Omer; for me, it is a time to actively reflect on different middot (character traits) that will lead me to my own rebirth. 174 more words